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Crescent Beach Resort

1619 Lakeshore Drive, Wahpeton, Okoboji, IA 51351
Crescent Beach Resort
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Des Moines, Iowa
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I stayed with my family here in the Two Room Lakefront Suite suite during this memorial weekend and found it very clean and pleasant.Its fairly inexpensive when compared to other place with a lake front. Its not crowded, at least when we were there, we had the whole beach and boardwalk for ourselves. The staffs were very helpful and kind.... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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230 reviews 230 reviews
24 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Crescent Beach is a great place for families. It has an awesome beach mere footsteps from the rooms. In fact, I would say that CB has one of the best beaches around. It is small and it will get crowded, but it's a nice beach, not rocky. This is not a 5-star hotel. It's a family-run establishment with guests who... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The pros are many at this family resort-with very few cons. We are a family of 5 and have stayed at many resorts, condos, and cabins in Okoboji over the last 15 years. Crescent Beach is a clean "lake cabin" type resort geared towards families. You name it-they have it! Bonfires to boat hoists, tennis to paddle boats and everything... More 

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Carroll, Iowa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

I read the other reviews and discovered that people's expectations really vary!! We have stayed at Crescent Beach for over 25 years. We have weathered floods, wind storms, management changes, etc. but one thing that has never changed . . . if you want a relaxing vacation on the lake in Okoboji, I wouldn't stay anywhere else. It is pricey,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

Went for three midweek nights on the way to the Black Hills with a family of six. Staff was always friendly and available. They were very accommodating with our large family. Beach is nice, but a bit on the small side. But largely made up for by a large patio that runs the length of the building. You can step... More 

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Boone, Iowa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

Stayed one night very disappointed. With taxes, you pay nearly $400 per night. In the two rooms there is a 13" TV in one and a 9" TV in the other. Are you kidding me? Also, the old fuzzy TVs are up in a corner where you can't even see it while sitting on the couch or any bed. All... More 

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Maxwell, Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2010

This is a great resort for families! It's right on the lake. It has a very nice play area for the kids. No resteraunt, but that was okay with us since everyone there grills. They have organized activities for the kids. The staff is very friendly! Close to Arnold's Park. We are definately going back!

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Columbus, Ohio
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75 reviews 75 reviews
33 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2009

This resort is on the lake and we had a room on the opposite side. It was very small and really cheaply done. The bathroom was small with a little tiny sink and no where to set anything down. We had to put our toothbrushes and toothpaste on the dresser outside the bathroom. It was bare bones and then some.... More 

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